I-16 is SHUT DOWN IS CLOSED DUE TO ACCIDENTMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jul 15 2021 10:15 AM
The interstate is closed from Exit 71 to Exit 78 in both directions. A large dump trailer hit the GA 86 bridge and shifted it 6 feet. This is west of US 221/GA 56 Exit.
No timeframe for closure removal. Engineers with contractors and GDOT evaluating the situation.
Signed detour currently being installed…
Take Exit 78- Turn Right onto Highway 221 North, Left onto US 80 West, go through town of Adrian, Left onto State Route 15, Re-Enter I-16 at Exit 71
Take Exit 71 – Turn Right onto Highway 15, through Soperton, Left onto State Route 46, Left onto State Route 56, Re-Enter I-16 at Exit 78
Given traffic volumes, we also encourage folks to find a totally alternate route beyond this official detour.